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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1637-1650
Volume 4, Page 273   View pdf image (33K)
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           Court and Testamentary Business, 1644. 273


       June to answere crimes of excessive rates, obiected Lops behalfe,                   Liber P. R.


       pill of witnesses examind & iudgmt &c.

       1644                                                                                                               p. 162


         June 1. Capt Cornwaleys p attorn Cutbt ffennick de

       mandeth of owen Seymor, 488 l tob & cask due vpon acct


         whereas you were by a late warrant willed to take into yor

       custody a certaine heifer pretended to by mrs Marg: Brent &

       mr Sterman; now these are further to will & require you to

       have the said heifer at the Court on the first of June next at

       two of the clock afternoone at furthest & for so doing this

       shalbe yor warrt

      To the     sheriff or his deputy

            ffrancis Posie.


         henry Brooks demandeth of the estate of Leonard Calvert

       Esq 200 l of tob due from estate of Jo. Angud. and 200 l tob for

       price of a boate assigned from will. nash virginea; & 150 l tob

       for forbearance of the said last 200 l & 100 l tob for forbearance

       of the said first 200. & 30' tob for losse of this dayes work in

       coming to Court this day. Respited till Edward Packer be in

       Court to defend.


         henry brooks made oath that he adventured 150 l tob & cask

       in partnership wth Peter draper for the purchasing of earthen

       ware; & hath received no satisfaction for any part of it since.

       And he sheweth that the said Peter draper did purchase divers

       pcells of earthen ware wth the stock of tob wch was betweene

       them, & did vent them here to great profitt, as is notoriously

       knowen; & did promise the petr from time to time to give him

       accompt therof, & pay him his pt of the benefitt; but being

       prevented by death the petr is like to be defeated of the acct

       but prayeth to be allowed some reasonable pportion according

       to the knowen over rates as the said Peter sold them at. And

       the Judge allowed him to recover his 150 l & cask putt into the

       stock, but left him to his proofe for the acct of profitt.


         Robert Kedger ship carpr made oath that at some time in

       Jul. was twelvemonth he wrought 2. daies in haling out of the

       water the vessell called the Recovery, belonging to the then

       Governr by the hiring of Peter draper who promised he would

       see him satisfied, & the dept told him he would have 1 l of

       beaver a day for his hire, but neither the said Peter nor his

       master hath yet satisfied him any part therof: And the Judge

       allowed him 1 l of beaver for his said work: vpon the said Peter



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